Many strokes overthrow the tallest oaks.
John Lyly (1554 - 1606)
Source: Euphues, 1579, Page 81.
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The soft droppes of rain perce the hard marble.
A clere conscience is a sure carde.
Source: Euphues, 1579, page 207.
Goe to bed with the Lambe, and rise with the Larke.
Source: Euphues and his England, page 229.
The greatest harm that you can do unto the envious, is to do well.
He that loseth his honestie hath nothing to lose.
The measure of life is not length, but honesty.
Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame.
The finest edge is made with the blunt whetstone.
Source: Euphues, 1579 (Arber's reprint), Page 47.
Maydens, be they never so foolyshe, yet beeing fayre they are commonly fortunate.
Source: Euphues and his England, page 279.
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